A man has been charged after €40,000 worth of cannabis was seized in Drogheda.

Gardaí also discovered over €7,000 in cash following an operation in the Greenhills area of the town on Tuesday evening.

One man has since been charged and is due to appear before Mullingar District Court this morning.

A further €6,750 in cash was seized following a number of follow-up searches in the Clogherhead and Drogheda areas.